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Gamboa Rainforest Resort

Goethals Blvd. | Soberania National Park, Gamboa 7338, Panama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you visit Gamboa, bring your bird, flower and tree books or anything else you're interested in. We were told there was someone at the resort who could identify the birds, but he was never there in the four days we spent there. On hikes the guides were unfamiliar with much of the flora. Gamboa has a library, but there... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments It is regrettable that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I will share your feedback with my colleagues and follow up on your comments to make the necessary corrections so these situations are not going to happen once again. And we will working hard in the areas that you mention in order... More 

Exton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite of the four hotels we stayed in during our Panama trip. Amazing views, friendly service, beautiful rooms, nice pool, and that fantastic hammock on our private balcony! A wonderful stay in a beautiful hotel nestled in the landscape at the edge of the rainforest and overlooking the Chagres river.

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. Thank you so much for your very positive review! About your excellent stay. We are glad you enjoyed this visit. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

francisco Ruiz front desk supervisor The front desk was unhelpful and rude. They will do their best to try and scam the last penny from you. The check in was at 3 pm and I was finally given my keys at 4:30pm. Francisco Ruiz was exceptionally rude, this is front desk supervisor that should know how to treat guests. Apparently... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relation Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. One of the major purposes of online reviews is to highlight areas for improvement and your feedback provides our hotel with valuable information and for sure your comments will help us to improve for the future. Hope you give us the opportunity... More 

Panama City, Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is really a different experience if you are visiting a tropical country. It is located in a great location in the middle of a rainforest, with great views of a river, all rooms are spacious and have a small terrace. Nature surrounds you and your senses can be surprised with the colors, odors and sounds of the always... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of all the staff thank you for having stayed with us and give us the opportunity to serve you and for the highly recommendation of our resort and facilities. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

St. John's, Canada
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136 reviews 136 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent two nights here and really enjoyed this hotel. The room was spacious with decent wifi and a hammock on the balcony. At dinner, they had a pasta chef who could cook up whatever combination of pasta she had available and it was delicious. One thing to look for here is the birds that hang out by a papaya... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of all the staff thank you for having stayed with us and give us the opportunity to serve you and for the highly recommendation of our resort and facilities. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. More 

Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a particularly nice resort in a unique location, in the middle of the rain forest and along the river that feeds the Panama Canal! - The lobby and bar are open air and offer stunning views. - The pool area is spacious and welcoming. (Although if you go on a holiday weekend there are tons of families and... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate that you are taking the time to letting know your opinion is very important for us. It our pleasure to know that you really enjoyed your time at this Gamboa Rainforest Resort and all your mention about the food was good, the views were great, the pools were great and the staff was friendly and helpful. We appreciate... More 

Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand that tours get cancelled, but the real disappointment was the poor customer service or any empathy on the part of the staff. We didn't stay at the resort, but we booked the Embara Village tour through them. After arriving from Panama City and a long wait at the tour desk, we were informed that they couldn't find our... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

It is regrettable that your visit with us did not meet your expectations. Sorry to hear about the inconveniences with the service in the tour desk. One of the major purposes of online reviews is to highlight areas for improvement and your feedback provides our hotel with valuable information and for sure your comments will help us to improve for... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spring Break, last week in March 2015. Initial Impression: Amazing My Teens and I went to Panama for the first time and stayed at the resort. They would give the result a 5 star. I had a few issues, but would generally agree with them. The room was very spacious and very nice. We spent our time at the hotel... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of all the Gamboa Resort Staff, I´d like to thank you for your positives comments. It is nice to hear that you had a great experience in our nice rooms, pool, spa. Thank you for your recommendations are very important for us. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again and... More 

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place to relax and be close to nature Right on the Panamá canal you can visit and enjoy the protected forest on the side of the canal. Lots to see within walking distance Good and friendly service

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation! At Gamboa Rainforest Resort we strive to provide all our guests with the ultimate in guest satisfaction . We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stop during our Panama vacation was at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. It was an hour+ drive from the Tocuman Airport in PC. It was a large hotel with a 'large hotel feel'. Service at the front desk and in restaurant was fine but rather impersonal. Food was OK. Ceviche was good. We stayed in a Suite with Loft... More 

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Irina_Gordon, Guest Relations Agent at Gamboa Rainforest Resort, responded to this review

Dear On behalf of all the staff thank you for having stayed with us and give us the opportunity to serve you. We hope to see you back and have the opportunity to serve you once again. More 

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